NBC San Diego: California Department of Corrections Unveils New Tool to Track COVID-19 Cases

NBC San Diego: California Department of Corrections Unveils New Tool to Track COVID-19 Cases. “The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) have unveiled a new tool to track COVID-19 cases among California’s incarcerated population. On Wednesday, CDCR and CCHCS unveiled a patient testing tracker, which displays the number of incarcerated patients who have been tested for COVID-19, have tested negative, tested positive, have recovered, or have died, all by the institution.”

KGET: California launches new website to increase COVID-19 awareness

KGET: California launches new website to increase COVID-19 awareness. “Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced the launch of a new website highlighting steps people can take to stay healthy and the resources available to Californians impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The website…includes volunteer opportunities, public service announcements, social media messages and other videos.”

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its First-Ever List of California’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies— The Inc. 5000 Series: California (Benzinga) (PRESS RELEASE)

Benzinga: Inc. Magazine Unveils Its First-Ever List of California’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies— The Inc. 5000 Series: California (PRESS RELEASE). “Inc. magazine today revealed that Hyperice is No. 16 on its inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: California list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing California-based private companies. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the California economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.”

KSBW: New online interactive tool helps Californians prepare for future drought

KSBW: New online interactive tool helps Californians prepare for future drought. “This rain-year has brought an alarmingly dry winter in California so far, according to climate change experts. Now, there’s a new tool to help Californians navigate your water supply. It’s an online toll that allows a person to see the groundwater levels in their area. The tool then gives a representation of what could be at risk or impacted if a drought hits.” Pretty sure that first “online toll” should be “online tool.”

KNX1070: LA Controller Releases Online Map Identifying Historic African American Sites

KNX1070: LA Controller Releases Online Map Identifying Historic African American Sites. “The map, titled ‘African American Heritage Across Los Angeles,’ showcases 28 places, monuments and institutions that are recognized as culturally or historically significant to the development of the city’s black community, [Ron] Galperin said.”

TechCrunch: California Senator proposes tighter regulations on direct-to-consumer genetics testing companies

TechCrunch: California Senator proposes tighter regulations on direct-to-consumer genetics testing companies. “A state senator in California is introducing legislation designed to provide more oversight over direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. The new regulations, introduced by Santa Ana’s Democratic Senator Thomas Umberg, builds on attempts in the California Consumer Privacy Act to regulate the ways data collected from genetic testing can be used by companies.”